Japanese Imperialism and Annexation of Korea: 1905 The strategic importance of the Korean Peninsula has enacted as the bridge between Asia mainland and Japan. It was believed that dominance over the Korean Peninsula signified influence over East Asia. It was during 1876 that diplomatic ties between both the countries were
The 2018 FIFA World Cup was a special occasion with heavyweights like France, Brazil and Portugal participating but it was this one particular match between two teams who had no chance of winning which was being talked about the most. In the group stage, Switzerland and Serbia were to play
The North Korea-South Korea conflicts highlight the diplomatic and sensitive relationship that two states in the eastern Asian peninsula hold. The two nations, which were formerly ruled by japan as a single nation in 1910, have been divided since the end of World War 2 in 1945. Though both these
The eastern and western half of Europe have a huge gap in the socio-economic sphere. East European countries are plagued by the lack of a social security contract leading to high social inequalities, strong social disintegration, egotistic individualism and extensive destitution and poverty. There has been minuscule progress in addressing
“It would be my greatest sadness to see Zionists (Jews) do to Palestinian Arabs much of what Nazis did to them” these famous words spoken by Albert Einstein are somewhere highlighting the whole Israel Palestine conflict in just a few lines. The emergence of this conflict can be dated back
“I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own” ― Audre Lorde This is 2020 and a 12-year-old Meera peeps outside her window for hours day after another. She sat through the morning sun and waited for the moon to
The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation or NATO which was established in April of 1949, continues to remain an important player in affairs of security and peace in the world stage, although it has significantly moved away from its earlier narrow definition of the largest military cooperation group of the world.
In 1973 when the whole world was suffering from the oil crisis, India was also among one of the many countries facing the repercussions of the rising prices. The country’s economy was in a dire state with increasing poverty and unemployment. With this going on, came the Gujarat riots, also
After 200 years long and strenuous endeavour, on 15 August 1947, India gained its independence but this was not the end of the problems for India. The freedom itself came along with the economic, social and political problems that stood as the stumbling block in the way of its growth.